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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of sampled households in Addis Ababa, February 2012

From: Association of biomass fuel use with acute respiratory infections among under- five children in a slum urban of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Socio demographics Frequency Percent
Response rate 422 100
Sex of the household head Male 285 67.5
Female 137 32.5
Family size Less than 5 221 52.4
  Five and above 5 201 47.6
Marital status Single 31 7.3
Married 344 81.5
Divorce 26 6.2
Widowed 21 5.0
Religion of household head Orthodox 264 62.6
Protestant 52 12.3
Muslim 106 25.1
Main means of income Merchant 86 20.4
Government employee 88 20.9
Private employee 125 29.6
Daily labour 112 26.5
Urban Farming 2 .5
Microenterprise 4 .9
Support 5 1.2
Educational level of household Illiterate 52 12.3
Read and write 35 8.3
Primary 102 24.2
Secondary 155 36.7
Diploma and above 78 18.5
Cigarette smoking Yes 62 14.7
No 360 85.3